Microsoft Patch Day: 7 Bulletins, 19 Flaws

Yep, it’s that time of the month again. The folks at Microsoft have just released seven new security bulletins as part of their monthly patch cycle. They have also updated their Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here are the details: –MS07-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934233) – Max Severity: Critical –MS07-024: Vulnerabilities […]

Microsoft Introduces the oFone

Apple has the iPhone, and Microsoft the… oFone? Yep, you read that right. Microsoft showed off at Mix yesterday a breakthrough new technology device, the Windows Mobile oPhone. Designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone, the oPhone is a fold out variable device with three different usable surfaces and a circular display. The oPhone, in standard […]

How to Get Sued by Microsoft

Everyone knows that if a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But that doesn’t stop shady resellers from offering Windows XP at eye-popping prices with a plausible sounding story that even suckered one very popular Windows newsletter. It’s an awesome deal… until you end up in court getting your ass sued […]

Microsoft Silverlight: Light Up the Web

Microsoft has just released Beta 1.0 of Silverlight, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. You could say that Silverlight is Microsoft’s attempt to produce a flash killer. For now, the plugin is only compatible with Windows and OSX, but a […]